The fourth season of Desperate Housewives
concludes tonight with a dramatic two-hour season finale, following 17 episodes that began airing on September 30, 2007. This season's main mystery revolves around new neighbor Katherine Mayfair and her family, who returns to Wisteria Lane after 12 years. As for the titular characters, Lynette struggles to fight her cancer, Gabrielle starts an affair with ex-husband Carlos, Bree fakes a pregnancy and plans to raise her teenage daughter's illegitimate child as her own, and Susan enjoys the married life and gives birth to a baby boy. Edie, on the other hand, schemes to hold on to her new love Carlos, but eventually leaves Wisteria Lane seemingly for good.
In the first hour of the season ender of Desperate Housewives
, Mike and Susan show off their bundle of joy to the ladies of Wisteria Lane. This installment, called "The Gun Song," also features Gaby as she forms a strong connection with their new tenant Ellie after she discovered Ellie's secret. Meanwhile, Lynette is accused of child abuse.
The drama intensifies with the next installment called “Free,” which follows several residents of Wisteria Lane as they face deadly threats. Susan faces the loss of a loved one, while Katherine Mayfair's secrets are finally revealed.
stars Teri Hatcher
as Susan Mayer, Felicity Huffman
as Lynette Scavo, Marcia Cross
as Bree Hodge, Eva Longoria
Parker as Gabrielle Solis, Nicollette Sheridan
as Edie Britt, Delany as Katherine Mayfair, Brenda Strong
as Mary Alice Young, James Denton
as Mike, and Ricardo Antonio Chavira
as Carlos Solis, just to name a few.
Joining the cast tonight are Justine Bateman, Nathan Fillion
, Gary Cole, Kathryn Joosten, Tuc Watkins, Peter Birkenhead, Rick Otto and Kevin Rahm, among others.
Fans can catch the season ender of Desperate Housewives
tonight at 9pm on ABC.
-Kris De Leon, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Image courtesy of ABC)